Financial Independence itself should not be your ultimate goal, it should lead you to some higher purpose which you always wanted to pursue but could not due to Money.
I learned a great lesson after creating a portfolio of well diversified stocks you have to do nothing. Yes repeat with me DO NOTHING.
Find out which stage of Financial Independence you are in and focus your effort on moving to the next stage
An investment in a good fund or PMS ought to be thought of as a generational investment, i.e something you do not ever touch (except add or pour excess savings into) and pass on to your children
Poker is game of Odds and probability so is investing in Stocks. It teaches you to be patient to wait for the right cards. You need to evaluate the odds of you winning with addition of every new cards in form of community cards. It teaches about allocation of resources on basis of Odds and Probability.